Breast Health for Black Women: A conversation about breast cancer

Empowering Black women through knowledge and awareness about breast health and breast cancer.
Debbie Pottinger, Talina Higgins, Shireen Spencer, Dawn Barker

Breast Health for Black Women is a free and virtual event whose goal is to empower and educate Black woman about breast health and breast cancer.

Recognizing the unique experiences of Black women impacted by breast cancer, this event brings together experts, organizations, and community members to answer your questions and empower you with breast health and wellness information specifically tailored to Black women.

Debbie Pottinger, Talina Higgins, Shireen Spencer, Dawn Barker

The evening will include sessions on:

  • Empowering Black women through knowledge
  • Breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection for Black women
  • Taking a closer look at genetics and family history

Breast cancer survivors will also share their personal stories with breast cancer.

Black women affected by breast cancer can find more information and support on Every Breast Counts - an online hub by Black women, for Black women.
A graphic of 7 Black women in profile with the words every breast counts.

Event details

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. EST
Cost: Free
Location: Online

A graphic of 7 Black women in profile with the words every breast counts.

This event is hosted by The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers, in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society, The Olive Branch of Hope, and ReThink Breast Cancer.

The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers, Women’s College Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Socity, The Olive Branch of Hope and ReThink Breast Cancer logos.